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Oct 1, 2012 8:30pm EDT
tonight on c-span2, we hear from libertarian presidential candidate gary johnson about the obstacles facing a third party candidate in the 2012 election. then live coverage from denver, colorado, for a campaign rally with republican presidential candidate mitt romney. later, president obama rallies with supporters in las vegas. >> tuesday british labour party leader ed miliband delivers remarks in manchester. we'll have live coverage from england here on c-span2 starting at 9:15 a.m. eastern. also tuesday on c-span2, a look at what happens to individual taxes if the bush era tax cuts expire. former congressional budget office director douglas holtz-eakin and other economists look at the issue. our live coverage from the urban institute here in washington, d.c. starts at noon eastern. >> every generation through our history has worked and sacrificed to leave a better country to their children and grandchildren and future generations. we, we were then spending their money, we are now even more, much more, spending their money, and we are leaving them a mess that will be a very difficul
Sep 30, 2012 6:30pm EDT
. it feels really, really good. jim johnson finishes the greatest closer season in orioles history and gets his 50th save. started keeping track in saves since 1969 and is the 10th ever to get 50. help make j.j. hardy bobblehead day here one fans here never forget. >> it was a good day, and we could celebrate with the fans a little bit but, you know, we've got to move forward. >> we know we've got to take care of our business and can't worry about the other teams. if they lose, great, but we know we've got to win. >> they, however, were unable to clinch a postseason berth as of yet. the angels had a dramatic rally where the players and fans watched tv together. later in sports we'll talk about that but right now let's head outside camden yards where barry spent time with the fans. >> what a game, pete. plenty of fans here, orioles fans, very excited about the victory over the boston red sox. [no audio] >> we afollow guise. reobviously lost barry simms but first let's go to john collins because we said the rain was moving in. what's going on now? >> it's gone across the area here at tv hill.
Oct 2, 2012 1:00pm EDT
? and then, penny for his thoughts, details of an exclusive interview with jc penney's ceo, ron johnson. how long before his grand turn around plan shows results? and a bit of a turn around for the markets. are we -- we are down as we come on the air. sue herera, by 60 points? >> that's right, ty, a modest decline. yesterday when we started here, we were up triple digits, today, both the dow and the s & p lower, profit taking perhaps or something more. let's get the trading action here with bob pisani joins me from the floor. i would say it is a little profit taking. we still have a a lot of data points we still have the employment report out on friday and we'd big triple digit advance in the dow. >> very frustrating to say we are still moving on europe. happenness every day makes people crazy, look at the dow jones industrial average, waiting for spain to ask for a bailout request. it is that simple. 11:15, 11:30, the prime minister of spain came caught and said you listen, we are not going to make any requests imminently, we don't know what the word imminent means. don't know if it's going
Oct 3, 2012 6:00pm EDT
is johnson & johnson. >> all right. let me go to work. the classic final station, 26 can't be beaten. sirius is entertainment. disney -- let's call it radio. that would conflict with disney. that's true entertainment. johnson & johnson, pharma. target one of the best retailers in the world. and clorox -- too much like johnson & johnson. this is tough. we are going to get rid of clorox and bring a little industrial in there. why don't we put in, yes, i don't mind saying it, ge, since it's one of the biggest positions in -- or you can do 3m. let's go to sandy in ohio. >> caller: boo-yah to you. calling to see if i am diversified. >> okay. >> caller: i've stocks are emc, procter & gamble, bristol-myers, conagra and votofone. >> high-yielding telco from europe. bristol-myers. conagra, what a terrific quarter they delivered. emc, tech. procter, we'll say procter is not food because they've gotten rid of food. we're going to make this food, we're going to make this consumer products. this is drugs. this is telco, this is tech. and therefore we've got a terrifically diversified portfolio. well-play
Oct 1, 2012 7:00am EDT
much you can do. host: thanks for calling. this on twitter -- on facebook -- gary johnson will be on this program to take your calls in about an hour, 8:30 eastern time. the last call from texas reminds us of the interview with ross belprospero. -- with ross perot. richard spoke with him down in plano, texas. the headline, the u.s. is headed for disaster. the full interview with richard wolfe of "usa today" talking with perot, 9:00 p.m. eastern time. [video clip] >> do you think if we had had a administration from 1993 it through 2001, that things would be different today in terms of our fiscal picture? >> i would make every effort. i would have had to deal with the two parties. i would've gone directly to the american people for their full support. once you actually have that, you probably can get them to agree to anything, including a bad idea, which i would not have done. someone asked someone if he still stood for anything, and he said, "young man, i stand for reelection." host: that was an interview with ross perot. and here's the front page written by richard of to d
Oct 3, 2012 11:00pm EDT
is target, second is sirius xm, third is clorox, clx. fourth is disney, dis, and last is johnson & johnson, jnj. >> all right. let me go to work. sirius, the classic final station. 26, it can't be beaten. sirius is entertainment. disney -- let's call it radio. that would conflict with disney. that's true entertainment. johnson & johnson, pharma. target one of the best retailers in the world. and clorox -- too much like johnson & johnson. this is tough. we are going to get rid of clorox and bring a little industrial in there. why don't we put in, yes, i don't mind saying it, ge, since it's one of the biggest positions in -- or you can do 3m. which made a really good executive decision today that i liked very much about not overpaying for avery dennison. let's go to sandy in ohio. >> caller: boo-yah to you. calling to see if i am diversified. >> okay. >> caller: my five stocks are emc, procter & gamble, pg, bristol-myers, bmy, conagra, cag and vodafone, vad. >> detected a philadelphia accent among that ohio moniker. >> high-yielding telco from europe. not my favorite but that's okay. bristol
Oct 1, 2012 5:00pm EDT
johnson. host: joining us now is gary johnson, former governor of mexico. he is the libertarian nominee. gary johnson, first question. look at the major party candidates. what is missing in the debate and what do you bring to the table? guest: how about the truth, for starters. the notion that obama and mitt romney are arguing over who will spend more on medicare. when we need to have a raging debate in this country on how we cut medicare spending, spending, i think we will find ourselves in the midst of a monetary collapse. that issue/ what is your prescription? pardon the expression. guest: i oversaw the reform of medicaid when i was governor of new mexico. we saved hundreds of millions of dollars. we set a better health-care networks for the poor. i believe if the government blocked -- done away with the strings and the manas, i could have overseen the delivery of health care to the poor. -- do away with the mandates. health care for those over 65. get the federal government out of health care completely. get is how we're going to out of this. giving it up to the states. 50 laborator
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Sep 30, 2012 1:00am EDT
-- >> all right. kyle, your prediction. >> you want to cure the check headache, own johnson & johnson and love valuation, up by 25% the new year. >> brenda: toby, bull or bear. >> sort of will bearish, but bull esche u.s. go, go. >> brenda: jonas your prediction. >> most 10 million dollar stuff looted from the total refund, returned this week and now go back to picking winning bonds top management, and up 10% in the year. >> brenda: and kyle, are you a bull or bear. >> i'm a bear, stay away. i like the equity markets. >> brenda: you know what you've absolutely got to like? neil cavuto. cavuto on business. ♪ >> all right, forget about the festival cliff that's coming. how about a fiscal crisis that's already here? hi, everyone, i'm neil cavuto on fox on top of getting on top of a 16 trillion dollar monster. it's something republican vice-president nominee, paul ryan, is pitching. why did he end up ditching the president's own debt commission? it's something i asked him this week. >> well, you mentioned bowles simpson, s,
Sep 30, 2012 7:00am EDT
gary johnson will be joining us. we will begin with mark from illinois on the line for independence. caller: i just have to say that the whole republican and democratic thing is getting out of control. i am 62 years old. i go back from eisenhower on. i call them republicrats. they all go for the same corporations. is so undemocratic it is ridiculous. we have to get somebody new in the system. it is gridlock. the congress cannot get anything done. these people just go make deals and make money for themselves. we have to get some new blood into this system. host: thank you for the call. we will be covering the debates. we invite you to watch and engage the mentor of the debates. you can do this on our facebook page. -- engage in the debates. we have covered every debate since 1984. the first debates took place and 1960, 52 years ago. next is bill also on the line for independents. caller: no more important today than they have been in the past. the two main parties, it gets harder and harder to distinguish them from one another. it gives the person a chance to really put out and vote
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Sep 30, 2012 8:00am EDT
prediction. >> you want to cure the check headache, own johnson & johnson and love valuation, up by 25% the new year. >> brenda: toby, bull or bear. >> sort of will bearish, but bull esche u.s. go, go. >> brenda: jonas your prediction. >> most 10 million dollar stuff looted from the total refund, returned this week and now go back to picking winning bonds top management, and up
Oct 1, 2012 6:00am EDT
johnson is live in towson where the o's are on everyone's mind. usually this time year we are talking about the ravens. >> reporter: we are here at dunkin donuts and i've been chatting it up with people going in to get the coffee and everything and everyone is really excited for the o's. today the o's are in tampa today tuesday and wednesday ready to take on the tampa bay rays and they are going up against three tough games. it was tricky getting to tampa with problems on the chartered plain plane but everyone is safe. 15 years since the o's have been to the playoffs. the o's have 23 more wins than last year they won all three games against the red sox thisweekend. last home stand of the regular season. and camden yards was full of oranges over 41,000 fans turn out for a sunday game in late september and we caught with up fans this morning here at thedunkin donuts and this is what they have to say about the game. >> it was packed stadium first game a couple grand boys just to see the game and it was a great game and they won the stadium was on fire. >> reporter: so a home game against
Oct 1, 2012 12:00pm EDT
of the biggest supporters of ron johnson and j.c. penney and he will be on "squawk box" tomorrow morning. you will hear it straight from mr. ackman and he will give his presentation this evening between 5 or 5:30 or so and david einhorn will be here tomorrow as well. taking a look at the picks from last year, stephanie, einhorn, the big short to borrow a word from a named author but green mountain, stock down 70% since then. pretty good call to say the least. >> a great actual actually. actually, it is one of the reasons why we have been buying starbucks because we think it is going to continue to gain more momentum and more product flow independently of the green mountain, so i just don't think you want to touch green mountain here and that's again like i say what we're buying starbucks i think the stock from a risk and reward point of view and what they're doing from a product portfolio point of view makes sense. >> courtney reagan is keeping an eye on all the happenings in the ballroom and has something here from the congress, another mention of a particular stock. courtney, what do you ha
Oct 1, 2012 4:00pm PDT
was a guy that came off with a lot of energy. zach johnson played well. this younger people that doesn't have the scar tissue having lost 15 years, the u.s. does feel good about the future. yes, we wish we can do this every year. you have to wait until 2014 to see fts going to happen. >> there is -- to see if it's going to happen. >> there's the challenge. mike walker, thank you very much. >> you're welcome. >> now to an iconic moment in the civil rights history. 50 years ago, the first african-american student to enroll at the university of mississippi. his place on campus was deeply unpopular among white students. it led to riots so severe president john f. kennedy sent in the national guard to restore order. so 50 years long, how have things changed in america? >> i came back to mississippi in 1960 to launch a war against white supremacy with the intent of destroying it. the color line didn't enter the picture. only citizenship. and the rights and privileges there are and the reality of enjoying them or not enjoying them. and that's the reason why i looked the way i did because i kn
Oct 7, 2012 6:00am PDT
captioning made possible by johnson & j where quality products for the american family have been a tradition for generations >> osgood: good morning. i'm charles osgood and this is sunday morning. sometimes the name of a street says it all. wall street. sunset boulevard. fifth avenue. do which you can add k street in washington d.c., the capital insiders when you mention k street you're talking about the lobbying industry. yes, in its way own it is an industry and it's the subject of our sunday morning cover story to be reported this morning by sheryl at kissson. >> lobbying is a notoriously secretive business yet few industries have more impact on our daily lives. >> the boy scouts have lobbyists. the afl-cio has lobbyists. apple does. everybody has a lobbyist. the influence of business in washington d.c. is the third largest business after government and tourism. >> you can still do a lot of military. >> reporter: a rare look inside the powerful world of k street later on sunday morning. >> osgood: on this weekend before columbus day, we've embarked on a journey to discover col
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Oct 6, 2012 1:00am EDT
, johnson, nixon and bush, and so what. the atlas foundation made this video to introduce. >> welfare states are disappearing into a sea of ready. children born today face a lifetime of taxes to pay for benefits. shore said of politicians are stealing the future for many people. john: what do you mean stealing the future? >> basically politicians of ron gant people of there future. they're required to put money into what amounts to a big ponzi scheme. it is a pyramid scheme. pay current recipients. social security, medicare, medicaid. they will get stuck for the bill. the unfunded liabilities are staggering. very conservative estimate. just the gap between what they're going to tax and what they're going to have to spend. john: no money in anybody's accounts. it's just a promise and there are more old people who expect to get our health care paid for. >> the so-called trust fund is an i/o you. it is in a file drawer in west virginia. it says i/o you. $80 trillion. john: these college students have to pay for it, and their just aren't enough of them because people my age wrigley refused to di
Oct 2, 2012 6:30pm EDT
to be one of the deadly. >> this is bruce johnson and we're at the shell station in connecticut in montgomery
Sep 30, 2012 3:15am EDT
pregnancy. the reason magic johnson resigned is because the statement you heard from mr. bush is the longest and best statement he made about it in public. i'm prof what we did as a democratic convention putting two hiv people on the platform and i'm proud the lead'm going to give to this country in dealing with the aids crisis. >> new question for r. perot, you have two minutes to answer and ann compton will ask it. >> mr. perot, even if you got what people say are the guts to take on changes in the most popular and most sakeered, since a president isn't a lone ranger, how in the world can you make some of those unpopular changes? >> twoays, number one, if i get there, it wilbe a very unusual and historical eept, because the people -- because the people , not the special interest, put me there. i will have a unique man tate. i have said again d again and this upsets the establishment in washington that we're going to inform the people in detail through an lech tronic town hall so they know what's going on. they will want to do what for our country. all of these fellows with thousand dollar
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Oct 6, 2012 1:00pm PDT
. that is not an acceptable explanation for mccain and rod johnson who say that the obama administration is misleading congress and the american people or is blaming the entire failure on the intelligence community. ambassador rice claims that they launched a comprehensive effort to what happened in benghazi but they failed to secure the scene of terrorist scene for three weeks. a state department mem oh shows the security team was denied a dc-3 aircraft they asked for but they say there is nothing prevented that the plane would have prevented the murder of those four americans. >> heather: peter, thanks. >> gregg: as the administration pursues the terrorists behind the murder of four americans in libya, recent purchase of one u.s. prison has some concerned that it will be used to house detainees from guantanamo bay on u.s. soil. while the administration has promised that shot the case our next guest is not so sure. peter king joins us, chairman of homeland security committee. i have a copy of the letter you sent to the president. you say it's clear that he, i'll quote, intends to proceed with a reckl
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Oct 3, 2012 11:00am EDT
? there are other people who, you know, are technically are capable of winning because they are -- >> like johnson you are talking about? >> yeah, in this country you have probably less democracy than some of the other countries that we're trying to say are not following good democracy. connell: johnson, you'd probably support him? >> i haven't decided that. connell: let me ask you one more question before i let you go. we have all this talk about the undecided voters out there. i think reuters said it is about 6% of the electorate. different polls say different things. is there something that mitt romney could still do at this late hour to convince you ron paul to support him? >> bring the troops home, you know, and quit this preaching of a foreign policy where he wants to expand our presence overseas, and that's a big, big thing with especially the young people that have been in the freedom movement. so foreign policy would have to change. and he'd have to give more than token support for a token audit of the federal reserve. have to say well there's something wrong with central banking and econ
Oct 1, 2012 9:00am EDT
news desk as well. >> sad news to report at this hour. former johnson & johnson chief executive james e. burke has died. he was 87. he spent 37 years at johnson & johnson and he is perhaps best remembered for guiding the company very successfully through the tylenol poisoning scandal in the early 1980s. as a result of that fortune magazine named him one of lift's ten greatest ceos, and he was awarded the presidential medal of freedom in the year 2000. he died at the age of 87. mike rowe here at a ford tell me fiona, who's having a big tire event? your ford dealer. who has 11 major brands to choose from? your ford dealer. who's offering a rebate? your ford dealer. who has the low price tire guarantee... affording peace of mind to anyone who might be in the market for a new set of tires? your ford dealer. i'm beginning to sense a pattern. buy four select tires, get a $60 rebate. use the ford service credit credit card, get $60 more. that's up to $120. where did you get that sweater vest? your ford dealer. [ male announcer ] how do you turn an entrepreneur's dream... ♪ into a scooter tha
Oct 2, 2012 9:00am EDT
are gathering today. court knee caught up with jcpenney ceo ron johnson to get an update on the retailer. she joins us on the phone. >> just moments ago i wrapped up with speaking with ron johnson about how the business is is going in the middle of this big transformation. you know he's getting ready to speak in front of a group of investors and other retailers here in new york city. basically ron johnson said that what we can expect for holiday is that jcpenney style holiday. they will participate in black friday, but sticking with their fair and square plan. other than that, he wouldn't reveal the details but said november 1st we'll know much more about the holiday. interestingly for the first time since the announcement of the transformation, ron johnson also says today at 4:00 he'll be speaking with employees about those 400 jcpenney stores across the country that will not have shops. he said they will be changing the presentation and the product and will know a little more today. i believe we're the first ones to know that detail at this point. additionally, he does expect to grow sales
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Oct 2, 2012 3:00pm EDT
spiral. liz: it does that actually hurt in the j.c. penney and ron johnson has taken over have not had a good strategy either. one strategist said he should be writing a thank-you note because shoppers from j.c. penney are so fed up there now going to sears. >> well, it's another example of what i would consider to be a radical and risky plan that was not properly stress tested before it was announced the public of city employees, vendors, the entire investment community. it has two elements. number one, he, like mr. lambert , have some disdain for the promotional and sale orientation of big box retailer like department stores. the fact is, those strategies can work, and i . to macy's into coals as examples of two chains that do a very effective and very profitable job using the strategies. the problem is not in the strategy but in the execution of the strategy. what he has now gone, as we have seen from the-20% results, he has left his customers behind. with the get them back? i just don't know. liz: j.c. penney down 8% year-over-year. there are companies that you think are doing it r
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Oct 5, 2012 3:00pm PDT
, that current assessment as that have date. and senators mccain, and johnson shot back, either the obama administration is misleading congress and the american people or it is blaming the entire failure on the intelligence community, unquote. bret. >> bret: continue to follow this, james, thank you. the syrian opposition says that rebels have captured an air defense base, new-- planes are pounding the central area of homes and said be to be the largest bombardments in months. and being extradited from britain to the u.s. al-masri's lawyers cited deteriorating mental and physical condition. the u.n. began talks on a broad trade embargo on iran. the islamic republic is reeling from western sanctions, amy kellogg shows us things are getting bad and worse. >> reporter: the iranian government can't afford to lose the support of these men, the conservative merchant class to played a big part in the 1979 islamic revolution, now turning on the regime. they're angry about the wild currency fluctuation, the iranian real left a third of its value against the dollar in a week and add to that a wave
Sep 30, 2012 11:00pm PDT
johnson has more. >> when irene medina returned to high school this fall she had plenty of stories to tell about her summer job. >> i did my first surgery in iraq. it was interesting and exciting for me. >> instead of flipping burgers , she was helping researchers at ucsf understand brain function. it is helping newborn infants survive brain traumas and other injuries. >> i started thinking, what they are doing is something great. >> across the bay at the university of california, they were doing great science too working on a study that could some day help human muscles regenerate. >> we saw improved muscle regeneration, actually. it was interesting. >> the path into these high end labs began with internship programs from the california institute of regenerative medicine. once in the program they are assigned mentors to gather them in real life lab assignments. >> they get down to the genetic level and cellular level, and they really understand that their specific part of the project including the literature. >> the grants help fund internships including at ucsf, children's berkeley. >> i
Oct 1, 2012 2:00am PDT
are opening their doors to scientists of tomorrow. abc7 health and science reporter carolyn johnson has more. >> when irene medina returned to high school this fall she had plenty of stories to tell about her summer job. >> i did my first surgery in iraq. it was interesting and exciting for me. >> instead of flipping burgers , she was helping researchers at ucsf understand brain function. it is helping newborn infants survive brain traumas and other injuries. >> i started thinking, what they are doing is something great. >> across the bay at the university of california, they were doing great science too working on a study that could some day help human muscles regenerate. >> we saw improved muscle regeneration, actually. it was interesting. >> the path into these high end labs began with internship programs from the california institute of regenerative medicine. once in the program they are assigned mentors to gather them in real life lab assignments. >> they get down to the genetic level and cellular level, and they really understand that their specific part of the project including the li
Oct 1, 2012 6:00am EDT
, johnson dumped into a dinghy and made his way to a sailboat anchored in the potomac. police have not said what led to the shooting. >>> 14 after the hour. president obama appears to be winning where it matters most a little more than five weeks before election day now. he leads mitt romney by two percentage points among likely voters nationwide. that's according to the latest "washington post"/abc news poll. the president leads his republican rival by 11 points among likely voters in swing states, that includes virginia, ohio, and florida. the president taking a break from campaigning to prepare for the first presidential debate. that will happen on wednesday in denver. mitt romney headed to denver today. the republican presidential nominee will hold a rally there this evening as he prepares for wednesday's debate. >>> vp candidate paul ryan will prepare for his debate in virginia. the republican vp candidate will hold a debate. vice president joe biden is using chris van holland to stand in for ryan. the debate is scheduled on october the 8th in kentucky. >>> the supreme court justices w
Oct 2, 2012 2:00pm EDT
. >>> now to our street poll. based on surprising comments from the new york jets owner, woody johnson, he told another network that if he had to choose between a mitt romney victory in november or a winning season for the jets, he would pick romney. so does romney have a better chance of winning than the jets? >> well, 70% said yes. 30% said no. there were no other choices. there you go. that's 100%, i do believe. that's all. >> i don't know if that bodes better for romney or the jets, to be honest with you. i think i might disagree with both of those. all right. th
Sep 29, 2012 8:30pm EDT
to demonstrate their concern about the disease aids. a celebrated member of your commission, magic johnson, quit saying that there was too much inaction. where is this widespread feeling coming from that your administration is not doing enough about aids? >> coming from the political process. we have increased funding for aids. we've doubled it on research and on every other aspect of it. my request for this year was $4.9 billion for aids -- ten times as much per aids victim as per cancer victim. i think that we're showing the proper compassion and concern. so i can't tell you where it's coming from, but i am very much concerned about aids and i believe that we've got the best researchers in the world out there at n.i.h. working the problem. we're funding them i wish there was more money -- but we're funding them far more than any time in the past, and we're going to keep on doing that. i don't know. i was a little disappointed in magic because he came to me and i said, "now if you see something we're not doing, get ahold of me. call me, let me know." he went to one meeting, and then we heard t
Oct 3, 2012 4:00pm EDT
the other side along. some presidents are better at that than others. lyndon johnson was good at it. >> some people might say the lack of business experience that this president has had has actually been one of the negatives. the reason that we've got persistent unemployment, very little growth in the economy, and $16 trillion in debt, more than $ 1 trillion a year in deficits. >> i don't buy -- people do say that. i don't buy that what so far. i don't think anybody would have done very much better given the hand that president obama was dealt. i think he did mostly the right things. he was not an a-plus manager of the economy. that's for sure. but i think he did pretty well. >> how long does it take to have an impact? at some point, you really can't keep saying i inherited this. at some point it's like, what have you done about it? >> oh, i think the president's hand -- if he's allowed to play his hand early, and president obama did get a bill passed very early -- >> well, he had both sides on his side, right? for the first two years of his presidency, he had all in, you know? he had the le
Oct 6, 2012 11:00am PDT
. >> but it was real. until last week, eliza johnson was doing about three years in prison on a drug conviction, then she was suddenly set free. >> what is it like to be out of prison? >> yay. i can breathe. >> breathe because of a bizarre alleged actions of this woman, former massachusetts chemist annie duken. >> can you tell us what happened? >> the state of massachusetts is accusing her of tampering with drug evidence that could call into question at least 34,000 cases going back to 2003. 34,000. at the moment, she faces only three charges. however, in boston alone, the d.a. estimates as many as 500 convicted felons could be set free. how big of a mess is this? >> at this point, susan, we don't know. >> at this lab now closed by the state, duken allegedly mishandled drugs seized by police for evidence at trial. she allegedly estimated the amount of drugs at times by simply looking at them and certified some drugs as cocaine that are now testing negative. she didn't just write down the wrong thing. prosecutors accuse her of doctoring evidence to change test results. >> she would take known co
Oct 5, 2012 8:00pm EDT
got through the 1957 and 1960 civil rights act over the ferocious maneuvering of lyndon b. johnson. but at that point, with thurgood marshall's victories in the supreme court and the republicans pushing through civil rights with dwight eisenhower sending federal troops to enforce marshall's victories down in little rock, with bill clinton's friend, orvil favis in the schoolhouse door, the democrats out of political calculation had to pretend to care about civil rights. the first civil rights legislation ever pushed by a democrat was in 1964 act yet and still far more republicans voted for it in the house and the senate. in both houses it was about 80% republican, 60% democrat. the republicans who opposed it opposed it for constitutional grounds. they had voted for every other civil rights bill. not so the democrats and they were not conservative democrats. they were liberal democrats. j. william fullbright, bill clinton's mentor, big supporter of the u.n., albert gore sr. gore's father. and all of these characters by the way were ferocious opponents of joe mccarthy. and the longest
Oct 2, 2012 12:00pm EDT
this done one way or another, and, thank you, i yield back. >> representative johnson from texas. >> thank you very much, mr. chairman. thank you for holding this hearing. with this year's passage of the faa reauthorization bill, next generation modification modernization will transform the national air space system. through nextgen, satellite based traffic management, we'll be able to address increased traffic in the nation's skies, while improving safety and environmental foot prints of the air transport. transitioning to the vps air traffic control system allows airlines to reduce flight delays, save fuel, and cut the amount of harmful emissions from aircraft engines. in addition, the successful implementation of next generation will boost our economy and enable the creation of more jobs. the dallas plex is a prime example of the significant growth in the aviation market, and the potential benefits of nextgen deployment. as with my metroplex, this growth comes with growing plains. metro plex sites, by their nature, are located in busy metropolitan areas. nextgen use of satellite based t
Oct 5, 2012 10:30pm EDT
london and other cities around the world. >> steven johnson is our guest on sunday. the director of a books will look at science history, the cyberworld, popular culture, live at noon eastern on book tv on c-span 2. >> the bureau of labor statistics has announced the unemployment rate has dropped from 8.1% to 7.8% in september, the lowest level since january 2009. president obama spoken by the job picture at this venue at george mason university. it is about 30 minutes. >> hello, everybody! [cheers and applause] hello, george mason! hello, patriots! [cheers and applause] good to see you guys. thank you. thank you. [cheers and applause] thank you! thank you. thank you so much. thank you. [cheers and applause] thank you. everybody, have a seat. have a seat. thank you. well, it is good to be here. i am so proud to have katherine's support. can you give her a big round of applause for that great introduction. [applause] it's also good to know that we've got the former governor and next united states senator from the commonwealth of virginia, tim kaine! and your congressman, jerry con
Oct 2, 2012 4:00am EDT
into the spotlight in terms of infrastructure. >> also fascinating to see in that light presuming johnson giving a speech. >> he is on tuesday. >> and that will be fascinating to compare that with everybody else's. >> he insists he's not going to -- >> no, just on that transport issue, as well. a whole number of reasons. beccy, good. when are you going up there? >> sunday. >> and you're up there -- >> until wednesday. sunday after the half marathon that we're doing with steve. >> fantastic. there you go. thank you very much. >> and rod the director. >> that's right. >> i'm slightly -- i'm a little gummed up in my ear. there we go. who is directing this is this over in south korea, the possibility of another rate cut next week is rising. here's more from seoul. hi rhie. >> hey, there, ross. september consumer price rose 2%, well below the target of 3%. so despite higher prices for oil and things like vegetables after the typhoon last month, inflation a not a major concern here. what is, though, are yesterday's september which poexport figure. exports fell for the third straight month. as of today
Sep 30, 2012 2:00pm EDT
journal" we will preview the supreme court's upcoming term. is followed by gary johnson. he will talk about obstacles third-party space. and then we will talk about the more than $10 billion in federal funding for public transit systems, including buses and light and heavy rail. our guest is emil frankel. "washington journal" live at 7:00 a.m. eastern on c-span. sheet in trade, trea i will do something the president has not done is label them a currency manipulator. >> we brought more trade cases than the previous administration did. we have been winning them. >> president obama and the running meet in their first presidential debate. what and engage with c-span with our live debate preview. followed by two ways to watch the debate at 9:00. both candidates on screen the entire debate. the multi camera version of the debate. falling, your reaction. follow our live coverage online at ctb. >> christine lagarde said uncertainty in the euro zone and the u.s. economy are slowing down the global economy. she also talked about the fiscal cliff and the political climate in the unite
Oct 3, 2012 1:00pm EDT
johnson because he will reduce the debt and preserve our civil rights and respect the constitution. >> i am supporting president obama because he is doing a good job and he deserves another term so he can experiences policies coming into fruition. that has been full of broken promises so i will be voting for governor romney. >> i will be supporting jerry johnson for president because he is the only candidate that will focus on the constitution, stay out of the made wars. at the end of the war on drugs. >> live coverage tonight from the presidential debate. the debates starting at 9:00 p.m. eastern time. at the next debate between the presidential candidates on tuesday the sixteenth where they will take audience questions in new york city. in the final debate, the questions will focus on that the bay. will have live coverage online at >> we need to tackle our nation's challenges before they tackle us. we need to strengthen medicare and social security. we're putting ideas on the table headed to that. we are not trying to scare seniors, we are trying to save seniors. >> they ha
Sep 29, 2012 10:15pm EDT
's plan, he is going to grow the federal government in the largest increase since lyndon baines johnson in 1965. we're talking about a massive government, folks. we're talking about adding to or increasing 200 programs, 20,000 new bureaucrats. imagine how many irs agents it is going to take to be able to figure out his targeted tax cut for the middle class that excludes 50 million americans. there is a huge difference in this campaign. he says he's going to give you tax cuts. 50 million of you won't receive it. he said in his speech he wants to make sure the right people get tax relief. aat's not the role of president to decide right and wrong. everybody who pays taxes ought to get tax relief. after my plan is in place, the wealthiest americans will pay a higher percentage of taxes then they do today, the poorest of americans, six million families, won't pay any tax at all. it's a huge difference. a difference between big exploding federal government that wants to think on your behalf and a plan that meets priorities and liberates working people to be able to make decisions on your own.
Oct 1, 2012 6:00am EDT
johnsons won. and one other guy. and what's his face, the dufner. you won everything. lee westwood. >> i just saw the mickelson/rose match was have a ordinary because the quality of the gfl was amazing. >> poulter and rose delivered the goods. might have been great to watch for you. >> you called it right, joe, because actually we didn't know who was going to win even at 13-13, right? and whatever happened, it was totally gripping. >> unbelievable. >> it is extraordinary. >> may heart was racing. they talked about if you were furyk or martin kimer, about the same length putt and it was really compelling. congratulations. you guys deserved it. justin rose beat mickelson. mickelson didn't fold. >> no, he didn't. that was the probably the best match out there. >> and poulter both days, right? >> yeah, it was amazing. but i thought the fascinating thing was the last two groups, none of those guys on either side had won a point all week and it came down to them. >> rory barely made it in time and didn't need a warm-up, but he was so good. >> that's the way i play golf is turn up. right? we ge
Oct 2, 2012 1:00pm EDT
. the pledge of allegiance this morning will be led by the gentleman from georgia, mr. johnso mr. johnson i pledge allegiance to the flag of the united states of america and to the republic for which it stands, one nation under god, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlelady will suspend. pursuant to clause 4 of rule 1, the following enrolled bill was signed by speaker pro tempore lewis on friday, september 28, 2012. the clerk: senate 3625, a bill to exchange -- a bill to change the effective date for the internet publication of certain information to prevent harm to the national security or endangering the military officers and civilian employees to whom the publication requirement applies, and for other purposes. the speaker pro tempore: pursuant to section 3 - b of house resolution 788, the house stands adjourned until 10:00 a.m. on friday, october 5, >> you may have heard the voice of nancy pelosi. here she is, speaking for about 10 minutes. >> we always reward our friends. it is baseball season, but it is also time for us to be at work. we ne
Oct 5, 2012 12:00pm EDT
who have been shut out of opportunities. from its inception by president johnson to the 1978 decision in their regions of the university of california verses mackey outlying -- outlying quotas to the 19 -- to the 2003 decision in a farming affirmative action policies at the university of michigan. the practical implementation of affirmative action is a patchwork of legal impressions about how best to make amends for the nation's past practices of legal, racial inequality. regrettably, the tuberous surrounding the affirmative-action debate has taken of that debate. the real ideals for affirmative-action have been some misconstrued over the years that it helps to look back and to see why it was been deemed necessary in the first place. the widely misunderstood quota system or grossly mischaracterizes as reverse discrimination against white americans, affirmative action was originally an acknowledgement that american society was changing. in the post civil-rights era black americans and white women increasingly challenged educated white males to into the exclusive citadel's of higher edu
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